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5 Easy Espresso Drink Recipes You Need to Try Today


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We always want the best version of everything and when it comes to getting up in the morning we need that best pick-me-up coffee drink on the counter. Isn’t it? The rich, dark, and bold drink can do the magic when you don’t feel like stepping up from the bed.

Well, if you’re the one who feels the same but bored of trying the same espresso recipes, we’ve got something for you.

Also if you want to try these awesome coffee recipes at home then you must need an excellent coffee maker.

Easy Espresso Drink Recipes To Start Your Day

These 5 easy-to-make and amazingly rich espresso drink recipes are something you need to try whenever you get a craving.

Recipe 1: Coconut Caramel Macchiato

We’ll be starting out with one of the easiest homemade recipes out there that include 3 simple ingredients: creamy coconut milk, espresso, and caramel syrup. Let’s check out the recipe that can help you take a break from your regular recipes.

Ingredients:

  • 1-2 shots of brewed espresso
  • 1 cup coconut milk (Would be better, if refrigerated)
  • 1-2 tbsp Caramel Pure Cane Syrup
  • One 13.5oz. can full-fat coconut milk (should be chilled overnight in the fridge)
  • 3-4 tbsp granulated sugar
  • Caramel syrup or caramel sauce for the top (optional)

How you do it:

  • First, we will be preparing the coffee and for that, you need to add warm coconut milk in your coffee mug. You can warm the milk either in a microwave or on the stove in a pan.
  • Next, you need to add brewed espresso and the syrup. Start stirring the mixture until combined.
  • After it is done, we will be preparing the whipped coconut cream.
  • Take out the solidified coconut cream from the can and put it into a chilled bowl.
  • Use an electric hand mixer and start blending at medium speed until fluffy and then add some sugar into it.
  • Then right away, you need to top your macchiato using the cream and you can also put some caramel syrup or caramel sauce if you wish so.

Read: Best Espresso Machine for Home

Recipe 2: Honey Cinnamon Latte

Here comes another great recipe that can be prepared with great ease. The best part about the recipe is that it is so satisfying that you won’t need any other coffee drink for the day. Honey and cinnamon with espresso sounds really exotic, isn’t it? Let’s check out the recipe then.

Ingredients:

  • 2 C Skim milk
  • 4 shots of espresso or 1/3 C of very strong coffee
  • 1 tbsp honey and some extra to drizzle
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon and some extra to sprinkle

How you do it:

  • Start with making espresso shots or coffee. Warm the milk for around 2 ½ minutes in the microwave.
  • Add espresso, honey, cinnamon, and milk. Blend all the ingredients together properly.
  • Next, you need to pulse for around 15 seconds until you get a frothy and nice mixture.
  • Pour the mixture into your coffee mug.
  • Scoop out some foam from the blender and use it as the topping for your latte.
  • Lastly, if you want you can sprinkle some cinnamon and honey on it.

Read: Best French Press to Make Latte

Recipe 3: Iced Caramel Macchiato

This layered espresso drink that includes cold creamy milk, caramel, espresso, and vanilla syrup is something that can definitely match the Starbucks level. Check out the recipe, it’s absolutely easy and delicious.

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz. of water
  • 2 packets instant espresso
  • 3 cups ice
  • ½ cup milk (can be coconut, dairy, almond etc.)
  • 2 oz. vanilla syrup
  • Whipped cream
  • 2 tbsp salted caramel sauce

How you do it:

  • Start with heating the water and add instant espresso to it. Keep the mixture aside.
  • Next, you need to use two 8-10oz. glasses of water and add 1 ½ cups of ice to both the glasses.
  • Pour down 1oz. of vanilla syrup into both the glasses. Do it carefully without disturbing the layers.
  • Next, you need to add espresso through the center in a straight line. (Remember not slowly)
  • Top your coffee drink with whipped cream and drizzle some caramel sauce on it.

Read: Difference between Cappuccino and Macchiato

Recipe 4: Café Latte

Lattes are for those who want something with a large amount of foamed milk and want something milkier. So, we came up with this amazing recipe for those who barely go for a cappuccino or any other drink. Check out the recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 1 shot espresso
  • 2 shots foamed milk
  • 1 shot of flavored simple syrup

How you do it:

  • Collect all the ingredients. Put an espresso shot in your latte mug and a shot of flavored syrup, if you’re looking for a flavored latter.
  • Make use of a spoon and retain those microbubbles on the top of steamed milk.
  • Next, you need to pour down the bottom 2/3 part of the steamed milk into your latte mug from the steaming pitcher.
  • Use the remaining bubbles on the top of your drink.

Read: Your Complete Guide to Every Type of Coffee Drink

Recipe 5: Homemade Caramel Latte

Well, we guess this caramel thing is not going to leave us really soon. So, here’s the last recipe, which is again a really easy one and quite delicious. Let your taste buds try something new with this wonderful homemade caramel latte.

Ingredients:

  • Espresso
  • Caramel syrup
  • Steamed milk

How you do it:

  • We will be starting by pouring caramel syrup into the cup ¼” high.
  • Next, you need to make espresso using your espresso machine.
  • Let the espresso get brewed. In the meantime, you can steam the milk with the help of steaming pitcher and wand up to 140*.
  • Now, pour down the espresso in the cup. Make use of a spatula and hold back the foam.
  • Pour the milk into the cup and just let a small amount of foam come to the top.
  • Lastly, stir up some caramel and enjoy every sip of the coffee.

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